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Nam Tran, Ph.D.Professor Nam Tran is a co-author with colleagues from UCSF/CZBioHub on a pubpcation in the journal Nature “Nasopharyngeal SARS-CoV-2 viral loads in young children do not differ significantly from older children and adults”.

Elham Vali Betts, M.D. Hooman H. Rashidi, M.D.Multi-institutional study led by UC Davis faculty Elham Vap Betts and Hooman Rashidi demonstrates how convolutional neural networks can be used to create histology teaching tools using a digital pathology app. We are proud of the innovative approaches to education and diagnostics happening in our department!

Post-doctoral fellow Taylor Howard presented her work with pathology mentors Nam Tran and Hooman Rashidi “Novel Application of Automated Machine Learning With MALDI-TOF-MS for Rapid High-Throughput Identifcation of COVID-19: A Proof of Concept” at the National Science Foundation’s Student Conference on COVID-19 Modelpng on January 28-29, 2021.

Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D.UC Davis’ innovative asymptomatic testing program for campus and the Davis community was featured in the NY Times. The medical director for this program is chair emeritus Ralph Green.

Nam Tran, Ph.D.Professor Nam Tran and UC Davis Health are featured in this article reflecting over one year of COVID-19.

An editorial by faculty Farzad Fereidouni and Richard Levenson describe the future of microscopy and how their work is shaping this future in a recent editorial.

Guofeng "George" GaoResidency alumnus Guofeng "George" Gao is the inaugural recipient of the Chinese American Pathologists’ Association’s Lizhen Gui Award given annually to an outstanding pathologist-in-training. Dr. Gao is currently a fellow in genitourinary pathology at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

David Unold, M.D. The December issue of CAP Today’s front page story on coagulation testing featured Assistant Professor David Unold, a member of CAP’s Hemostasis and Thrombosis Committee.

Verónica Martínez-Cerdeño, Ph.D.Associate Professor Veronica Martinez-Cerdeno has created a new autism lecture series in Spanish to educate physicians and healthcare providers in Latin America and other Spanish-speaking countries.

Nam Tran, Ph.D.Professor Nam Tran is corresponding author on this multi-center trial published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology on a new 20 minute point-of-care test for COVID-19.

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